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Freshman framework: Collaboratively developing a set of required instructional modules for freshman research scholars

@inproceedings{Upson2017FreshmanFC,
  title={Freshman framework: Collaboratively developing a set of required instructional modules for freshman research scholars},
  author={Matt Upson and Tim O'Neil and Cristina Colquhoun},
  year={2017}
}
New undergraduates often enter college assuming that they are competent in their ability to perform research for assignments but are actually overconfident and underperform when compared with the expectations of faculty.1 Freshmen are often overwhelmed by the amount and newness of information resources available to them and find it difficult to navigate, synthesize, and revisit information as part of their research process.2 This gap in perceived and desired abilities versus actual performance… 

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